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YFA are asking for your help to support us in a very special campaign to preserve the rich film heritage of the city, and create a permanent legacy for everyone to see and enjoy, far into the future.

Hull on Film DVD

Are you searching for the ideal Christmas present for a Hullensian?  Well, look no further than our Hull on Film DVD, packed full of fascinating footage of Hull dating from the early 1900s up to 1980!  The DVD is priced at £10 (plus postage and packing), and all proceeds from sales go straight back into the preservation of the films – so every purchase helps to safeguard more o

The Wolds Wagoners

In the 1980s, Willerby Film Club made an 8mm film capturing the memories of three Wagoners from the East Riding of Yorkshire, who all recall signing up, mobilisation, and their experiences of the Mons Retreat during WW1.  Thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, YFA were able to undertake vital restoration work on the only surviving copy, a poor-quality VHS tape, and the story of the Wagoners can be told once again.

Val's Born a Rebel blog: Part 1

For her latest series of blogs, our fabulous volunteer, Val, has taken inspiration from a newly-commissioned short film, Born a Rebel: a collaboration between Cinema for All, Yorkshire, North East and North West Film Archives (find out more about the film here).  Here’s part one - parts two and three will follow over the next few weeks.

Vote 100: Born a Rebel

Both YFA and NEFA are very excited to be working in partnership with Cinema For All and North West Film Archive, as part of the Vote 100: Born a Rebel campaign, and to share the official trailer for our newly-commissioned short film of the same name.

Featuring wonderful footage from the Yorkshire, North East and North West Film Archives, the film was made in response to the lack of women's voices in archives.  

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Archive Picks

ALEXANDRA ROSE DAY IN SHEFFIELD

This is a film of women selling flowers to raise money for the Alexandra Rose Day charitable fund which had recently been set up in 1912. The flowers are sold in various places in Sheffield, including to convalescing soldiers, possibly of the 3rd West Riding Company.

Title – Alexandra...

Film ID: 5243 Year: 1915

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